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'Wouldn't surprise me at all. The modern world is quickly becoming a William Gibson SF novel.
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Posted by: LateForLunch

08/14/2023, 15:33:58

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In his nightmare vision, corporations merge with governments to trample under foot, exploit or eradicate anyone who is not connectedto the plutocratic oligarchies.

Frank Herbert had a similar nightmare - that the modern world would revert to form (free-representative republics are the exception, fascist, plutocratic oligarchy is the global normal throughout history) but with the added factor of high-technology to enable tyranny.

Modified by LateForLunch at Mon, Aug 14, 2023, 15:37:05

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